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How to Fix Democracy

Jun 4, 2024

In conversation with Andrew Keen, the American historian Jacob Heilbrunn, outlines the continuous history of the close association of conservative views and the Republican Party in the early to Mid-Twentieth Century. He describes the party's support of strong anti-immigrant racial differences in the 1920s, hostility to the New Deal, support of the anti-Communist campaign of Senator McCarthy in the 1950s, and support of Donald Trump and his isolationist perspectives, now and in the recent past.